Although earning a degree and finding a job are the end goals of higher education, most students and faculty agree that college means much more. Those who study students’ involvement with activities both in and outside of the classroom know engagement is the best single predictor of learning and personal development.
Since its founding in 2002, the Monroe Fordham Regional History Center on campus has become a valuable college and community resource, encompassing a vast microfilm library, a book publishing enterprise, and a free service for record preservation and research. Members of the campus and the community are taking note.
Attaining world peace remains a stubbornly elusive goal, but its supporters persevere. Peace Week, which takes place October 20 to 25, includes the seventh annual Peace Conference, exploring the theme “Community, Diversity, and Peace: Integrating Inquiry and Action.”
- Campuswide Test of NY-Alert Emergency Communication System
- Curricular Actions
- Paid Leave for Breast and Prostate Cancer Screening
- Emergency College Closings
- Campus Crime Statistics
- President’s Circle Dinner Celebrates Major Donors
- Panel Discussion: Wall Street Meltdown Part Two
- ‘Inconvenient Truths’ and the 2008 Election: A Town Hall Discussion Series
- Classroom Management: Preventing and Responding to Disruptive Students
- Peace Week Events: Abraham Awolich Represents Lost Boys of Sudan
- Cornel West to Speak on Campus November 6
- Assess for Success: Student Engagement Scrutinized at Buffalo State
Shari Rife proposed a new position at Rich Products and got it. Formerly in customer service and logistics, Rife wanted to use creative-problem solving in a daily way. A “frustrating” and “miserable” experience in studying for an M.B.A. prompted her to look in another direction. She discovered that Buffalo State College offers a master of science degree, as well as a certificate, in creative studies.
Buffalo State College has been selected to participate in the U.S. Marshals Service Centralized Student Career Experience Program. Buffalo State is one of two colleges in the state and the only SUNY school to offer this opportunity to its students. The program is for students working toward completing a four-year degree in specific law-enforcement-related areas. Buffalo State offers criminal justice, political science, psychology, and sociology.